It's been a very slow process, especially since the weather has turned very hot and humid and I now move like a snail when I go outside. Other than that, I'm happy with the way the space is coming together. I've set up a place to sit with a pretty wood bistro set I got from Winners a few years ago. It's been painted a couple of times because the original paint finish didn't stand up to the weather, but I love it. And I've dotted some rusty old pieces around it to doll up the area.
|The flagstone patio I'm slowly installing (as I find flat stones). It's working out brilliantly and it's FREE!!|
|My little bistro set|
|No clue what this is, my boyfriend found it at the dump and scooped it for me :)|
|My garage sale find lantern|
|I love growing hens & chicks in little pots|
|See my weedy gravel??? (not the stuff close to the patio set, that's my newly|
Also need to find something more attractive to edge my latest garden.
No doubt it will take me the rest of the summer to finish this project, but I'm liking the way it's beginning to look. Besides, the true joy in life is in the journey - right?
|Fresh paint job for the potting bench & the old storm window I found|
|Another shot of the patio stones|
|And the free door I scooped at the dump :) Yay for me!!|
More of my favourite plants:
|Cranesbill Geranium "Max Frei" - My all time favourite cranesbill.|
|Sedum Black Beauty|
|Rosa Radrazz blooms all summer|
aka the Knockout Rose